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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 31,531 100.0     Households 15,540 100.0
In labor force 20,014 63.5   Less than $10,000 2,330 15.0
     Civilian labor force 19,992 63.4   $10,000 to $14,999 1,485 9.6
          Employed 18,256 57.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,576 16.6
          Unemployed 1,736 5.5   $25,000 to $34,999 2,170 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,629 16.9
     Armed Forces 22 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,609 16.8
Not in labor force 11,517 36.5   $75,000 to $99,999 915 5.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 617 4.0
   Females 16 years and over 16,143 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 130 0.8
In labor force 9,276 57.5   $200,000 or more 79 0.5
     Civilian labor force 9,270 57.4   Median household income (dollars) 31,362 (X)
          Employed 8,710 54.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,578 100.0   With earnings 11,623 74.8
All parents in family in labor force 1,606 62.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,265 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,859 31.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,907 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 17,829 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 686 4.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 14,729 82.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,029 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,742 9.8   With public assistance income 721 4.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 36 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,763 (X)
Walked 746 4.2   With retirement income 2,635 17.0
Other means 165 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,343 (X)
Worked at home 411 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.3 (X)        
          Families 10,166 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 18,256 100.0   Less than $10,000 771 7.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 546 5.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,973 27.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,435 14.1
Service occupations 3,426 18.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,441 14.2
Sales and office occupations 4,771 26.1    $35,000 to $49,999 2,111 20.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 277 1.5   $50,000 to $74,999 2,293 22.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,753 9.6   $75,000 to $99,999 844 8.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,056 16.7   $100,000 to $149,999 541 5.3
        150,000 to $199,999 116 1.1
        $200,000 or more 68 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,273 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,036 5.7   Per capita income (dollars) 16,085 (X)
Construction 978 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,076 11.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,536 (X)
Wholesale trade 529 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,916 (X)
Retail trade 2,523 13.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,020 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 277 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 719 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 627 3.4     Families 1,178 11.6
Educational, health and social services 4,968 27.2   With related children under 18 years 933 18.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,583 8.7        With related children under 5 years 519 27.7
Other services (except public administration) 1,016 5.6        
Public administration 904 5.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 514 35.1
        With related children under 18 years 453 43.7
             With related children under 5 years 237 61.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,922 16.0
Private wage and salary workers 14,318 78.4   18 years and over 4,171 14.8
Government workers 2,472 13.5        65 years and over 693 12.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,388 7.6   Related children under 18 years 1,716 19.7
Unpaid family workers 78 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,114 17.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,311 32.7
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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